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Obama tax deal drives up rates

What the Federal Reserve giveth, Obama taketh away. The U.S. central bank's $600 billion stimulus plan was supposed to lower interest rates. But President Barack...

Tax bill foes say ‘yes, damn it,’ it will pass

With the White House stepping up pressure and even bringing in former President Bill Clinton as the closer, even foes of the Obama tax...

Can Obama reconnect with independents?

In political terms, President Barack Obama's tax-cut compromise with Republicans amounted to a step toward luring back independent voters whose support he needs to...

Palin will run for President if she feels she has the...

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin said in an interview she would run for US president if she has the "best shot" on the right,...

Social Security advocates say tax cuts will hurt program

President Barack Obama's plan to cut payroll taxes for a year would provide big savings for many workers, but makes Social Security advocates nervous...

The impossible dream is just that

'They had so much hope, so much hype and so much promise for change, this new Congress of 2008 when they swept into power...

Obama admits tax plan is far from perfect

President Barack Obama calls his tax-cut agreement with Republicans far from perfect but a good deal overall for Americans, while acknowledging that many fellow...

Democratic mistakes, Tea Party success turn McConnell into power player

Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell has long been the butt of many Washington jokes, from the more than 200 cartoons that hang on his office...

Obama’s tax bill turns into a Christmas tree

' Tis the season and President Barack Obama's controversial grab bag of tax cuts, unemployment benefits and other goodies is turning into a typical "Christmas...

Can Bill Clinton save Obama’s Presidency?

No comment? No way. You don't stop Bill Clinton when he's back at the White House with something to say. Well, OK. He and President...